Earth Science Heads-up Display

Earth's Heads-up Display

A brilliant animation to illustrate the interconnectedness of the many Earth-based data sets that NASA has produced over the last decade or so.

By |October 1, 2014|Categories: Space

Airborne Campaign on Climate Impacts in the Arctic

Campaign on Climate Impacts in the Arctic

The Arctic RadiationIceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment, or ARISE, is a new NASA airborne campaign to collect data on thinning sea ice and measure cloud and atmospheric properties in the Arctic.

By |September 19, 2014|Categories: Aviation, Natural phenomena

Boeing and SpaceX will ferry astronauts to Space Station

Boeing and SpaceX

NASA has announced that both Boeing‘s CST-100 capsule and SpaceX‘s Dragon V2 will ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station from 2017 onward.

By |September 17, 2014|Categories: Space

World’s Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

Spacecraft Welding Tool

World’s largest spacecraft welding tool for Space Launch System, the Vertical Assembly Center, officially is open for business at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Space

NASA’s gigantic Space Launch System

Space Launch System

This is an artist concept of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars.

By |August 29, 2014|Categories: Space

NASA’s fuel-less Space Drive may actually work

Starship Enterprise

NASA last week presented an “impossible” fuel-less Space Drive, a microwave thruster that may actually work.

By |August 5, 2014|Categories: Space

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory 15th Anniversary

Chandra X-ray Observatory

Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.

By |July 25, 2014|Categories: Space

Most powerful rocket in history

Space Launch System- SLS

The most powerful rocket in America’s history will be NASA’s Space Launch System, or SLS. The flexible design of this advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle will meet a variety of crew and cargo mission needs.

By |July 7, 2014|Categories: Space

What to expect from James Webb space telescope

James Webb space telescope

NASA’s next generation James Webb space telescope, the successor of the astounding Hubble Telescope, described by Peter Cullen.   Take a look at the video…

By |June 24, 2014|Categories: Space

Storm Cell over the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Storm Cell

This storm cell image taken from NASA’s high-altitude ER-2 aircraft, during a study aimed at gaining a better understanding of precipitation over mountainous terrain, on May 23, 2014 over the Southern Appalachian Mountains.   Image Credit: NASA / Stu Broce

By |June 20, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena